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Hard Deck by Jim White[_3_]
Time to change the subject line? I have been thinking about the hard deck idea. Possibly fine in flat land soaring but I am not sure it adds much when ridge flying. I perceive another problem: Turbos are even more dangerous near the ground than pure gliders. I may be happy in my 27 at 500ft but...
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February 17th 18 06:54 PM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was so tried of the hard deck discussion thought I would try a discussion of dreams. After seeing the vision of Elon Musk with his Falcon Heavy, I had to pinch myself. Those two boosters landing in sync.. What are some of the innovative, new technology, original thought, scifi dreams, would you...
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February 17th 18 10:28 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Old Cambridge GPS Nav by Ross[_3_]
Powered up an old Cambridge GPS Nav today and the LCD Display gives me the warning to check the LCD Cable. Having done this, made a new cable etc, I have still got no solution to the problem. Any suggestions other than the rubbish bin? :) Cheers
February 16th 18 08:56 AM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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Smart Phone Contest Sailplane Tracking by Tango Eight
It works really well, even in the boonies at New Castle. Check it out, http://tinyurl.com/y9tzqgpk I'm using the (free) GlideTrack iOS app. There's a similar android app. I'd like to encourage others to do the same. That's a link to the embedded SSA tracking page for 9/23 @ Region 4 South. If...
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February 16th 18 03:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Seeking help regarding SeeYou waypoint management by [email protected]
If you are an experienced SeeYou user, hope you can help me. I don't want waypoints all combined into one master waypoint file. Instead, I want waypoints cataloged in sub-folders specific to "take-off" location. Therefore, when opening SeeYou waypoint database, you would be presented with a list...
February 16th 18 02:19 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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HELP - NEED ADDRESS FOR TIM TOLAND by [email protected]
Hi Can anyone help me please with an email address for TIM TOLAND. Kindly respond off-line to Appreciate any help
February 15th 18 10:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Prandtl multi probe receptacle used for TE only? by Matt Herron Jr.
I have a Prandtl type receptacle in the fin of my ASW27. The previous owner converted to to TE probe only, by tying off the static and pitot lines behind the panel. Anything wrong with this set-up? I guess there would be more potential for leaks, at a minimum. will the extra volume of air...
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February 15th 18 09:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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PIK20B at public auction SLC UT on Feb 15 by Bret Hess
https://www.ksl.com/classifieds/listing/51207727 Nice trailer. None of us who live nearby know anything about it. May go cheap.
February 15th 18 06:24 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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strange ASI readings on LXNAV s80 vs Winter ASI by Matt Herron Jr.
looking for some instrument debugging help. I have a steam gauge ASI (winter) and an LxNav S80 sharing the same Pitot and static lines. In the air, the two gauges read ASI differently. The S80 reads about 10 knots higher than the Winter at 70 knots, and 5 knots higher at 40 knots. The error...
February 15th 18 04:43 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Air Sailing Thermal Camp-2018 by Larry Suter
The 24th Annual Thermal Camp will take place at Air Sailing Gliderport May 28-June 1. 2018. The Camp includes daily morning ground school sessions and a full afternoon of flying to practice techniques for thermalling your glider efficiently and safely. This five-day camp is intended for new,...
February 15th 18 05:03 AM
by Larry Suter Go to last post
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Worried about a leading edge crack in the fiberglass wing laminate ofmy PW-5 by [email protected]
Hi all. I own a PW-5. I have a MM Fabrication Wing Rigger I use when put the glider together and take it apart. Yesterday, a gust of wind caught the wing when it was vertical on the wing rigger, and even though I was holding the wing steady near the spar, the wind force was strong enough to...
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February 14th 18 11:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How Many Clubs Still Have A 1-26? by [email protected]
Folks, I'm doing an informal survey. How many of you are members of a club that still has a 1-26 in your club fleet?
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February 14th 18 06:55 PM
by flgliderpilot[_2_] Go to last post
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Question for the Moriarty, NM locals by AS
Question for the Moriarty, NM locals: Is there a parachute rigger available at the field or in the area who is familiar with chutes used in gliders, i.e. who can repack a chute 'lump-free'? Uli 'AS'
February 14th 18 05:48 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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SSA Convention at Reno, FEB 28-MAR 3, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
The SOARING SAFETY FOUNDATION (SSF) invites you to participate in our training and safety presentations during the Soaring Society of America Convention at the Reno Convention Center, next to the Atlantis Hotel, February 28 through March 3, 2018. The Soaring Safety Foundation (SSF) Seminar...
February 14th 18 05:33 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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RIP Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube) by Stephan van den Berg
Dreadful news coming from the UK today. Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube) was tragically killed in a mid-air whilst flying his glider this weekend. I believe he collided with a power plane. I'm sure we have all watched some of Matt's videos on YouTube over and over. He will be sorely missed. RIP...
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February 14th 18 01:21 PM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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PIK-20 Sailplane and Trailer Auction this Thursday Feb. 15th by [email protected]
I am always on the lookout for older sailplanes that might possibly be for sale at reasonable prices and came across an advertisement for a machine shop auction that happens to have a PIK-20 sailplane and trailer. The auction is this Thursday February 15th and if I could go I would. The sailplane...
February 14th 18 03:17 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Region 6 North Adrian, MI: June 30 - July 7 by [email protected]
Calling All Pilots... including all R6, R7, Chicagoland, Minnesota, Iowa, Toronto, Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and even on the periphery GTA racing pilots (it's a straight shot up I-75): Most of you are within a day's drive of Adrian (located in SE Michigan just 30...
February 13th 18 11:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Strong 305 chair parachute for sale by Robert Holliday
I am selling a like new 2007 chute. Used but never deployed. Recent repack. $1000.
February 13th 18 09:45 PM
by Robert Holliday Go to last post
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ASG 32Mi awarded US Standard Type Certificate by [email protected]
Alexander Schleicher is pleased to announce that the FAA has approved the 20m two place self-launch sailplane ASG 32Mi for Standard Airworthiness. Type Certificate No. G00074CE is available on the FAA TCDS data base. Congratulations to the Schleicher engineers for getting this done. There are now...
February 13th 18 09:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Aerox oxygen system by [email protected]
Aerox 9 cu oxygen tank, flow meter, and everything needed to soar high. Used only once at Marfa, TX. New condition. $250.00.
February 13th 18 09:04 PM
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